Articles by Sam Schaust

Dog Hotels

First-Class Accommodations For Your Dog

An airport pet hotel is one business concept that can’t help but fly.

March 01, 2017

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Tough Farm Economy Fails To Slow Land O’Lakes From Record Earnings Year

The food company followed up its previous record-breaking earnings year with a new best ever.

February 28, 2017

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Target Unveils $7B Makeover Plan After Weak Q4

The company set its sights on digital retailer Amazon after its fourth quarter profits sank by nearly 43 percent year-over-year.

February 28, 2017

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How Minnesota’s Success Is Dependent On Immigrants

New research suggests the state leans heavily on immigrants when it comes to growth of the workforce, overall population, and the economy.

February 27, 2017

Tennant Co. Makes Largest-Ever Acquisition, Buying IPC Group For $350M

Both companies operate within the same industry but have little overlap, Tennant said. Together, their annual revenue exceeds $1 billion.

February 24, 2017

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HCMC Eliminates 131 Jobs

The hospital is looking to trim its budget after a loss of more than $20 million last year.

February 23, 2017

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Hormel Lowers Outlook In Face Of Turkey Business Headwinds

Company shares fell as much as 7.5 percent.

February 23, 2017

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HealthPartners Teams With GoodRx On Prescription Cost-Saving Web Tool

The Bloomington-based health care provider said the tool would be a first-of-its-kind offering from the large health plan market.

February 22, 2017

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Medtronic Beats Analyst Expectations Despite 25 Percent Drop In Q3 Profits

The medtech company reported mid-single digit sales growth in all four of its business groups.

February 22, 2017

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With Kraft Heinz-Unilever Merger Quashed, Could General Mills Be Acquired?

The food industry has been in a consolidation phase over the past several years and some experts believe General Mills may be up for grabs.

February 21, 2017

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Minnesota Loses 300 Farms In 2016

Data compiled by the USDA found fewer farms in Minnesota last year, but the size of the average farm grew by one acre.

February 21, 2017

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Kickstarting Innovation: How Padron Watch Co. Is Bringing New Ideas To Old-Fashioned Industry

To date, the Minneapolis-based watchmaking company has raised well over $330,000 from thousands of backers through Kickstarter.

February 17, 2017

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Gander Mountain Addresses Bankruptcy Rumors

The retailer said it is taking a “best-practices approach to review [its] strategic options specific to positioning the company for long-term success.”

February 16, 2017

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Prime Therapeutics To Build New Eagan HQ

The pharmacy benefits manager opted to remain in Eagan and have a new facility constructed over moving its operations to a new city in the state.

February 16, 2017

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These MN Medical Companies Paid The Most Money To Doctors, Hospitals

The Mayo Clinic was the state’s top earning health institution, taking in nearly $10.8 million from medical device makers and others in the field.

February 15, 2017

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